Qualicum Beach (250) 752-0818

Port Alberni (250) 723-1333

Your First Visit

What to Expect for your First Visit and Initial Consultation

We understand that embarking on your smile transformation journey is a big deal. That’s why we’ve pulled out all the stops to make your first visit a comfortable one.  We’ll spend one hour with you to review your custom treatment options, show you around our office, and make sure you understand your payment options.

What You Can Expect: 

After you are welcomed in our lobby, you’ll be taken through the following steps:

    Complete Complimentary Diagnostic Evaluation

    including digital x-rays coupled with any previous records to assess and determine the best course of treatment.

    Meet our Treatment Coordinator and Dr. Bryce Tremblay.

    We’ll review your medical history forms, diagnostic records, perform a comprehensive exam, and determine the best course of action. We’ll answer any of your questions.

    Start Treatment on the Same Day.

    If treatment is recommended, and you want to save yourself from coming back for another visit – we’ll be happy to get you started with the first step of the process.  With our iTero 3-D Digital Scanner, we can have a fully digital copy of your teeth scanned within minutes, allowing us to prepare your customized Orthodontic Treatment Plan!

    You’ll get a custom treatment plan.

    We’ll provide you with a custom treatment plan to address your orthodontic issue along with alternatives to consider. If you are interested in Invisalign, we can provide a simulation of your expected treatment outcome.

    We’ll share payment options to meet your budget needs.

    A top priority for us is to make orthodontic treatment affordable for every patient. We offer paid-in-full discounts and 0% financing payment plans . If you have insurance coverage, we can also work with your insurance plans and can help with your forms. Learn More

    Expect this first visit to take approximately 60 minutes. 

    Questions?

    We’ll be happy to answer any and all of your questions. Here are some of the most common questions for the first visit:

    • Can orthodontics address your issue?
    • What types of treatment options are available and best to address my issue?
    • Is treatment needed now or should it be delayed due to expected growth, tooth eruption etc. ?
    • How long will treatment take? Is there something I can do to reduce the time needed?
    • How much will it cost? Do you have affordable payment options?